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Scholarships Funds to Double at the School of Dentistry

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Community Connections, Scholarships, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry has received $7.67 million to commit to student scholarships, one of the largest gifts to go to an American dental school.

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$500,000 Leadership Gift Launches Campaign for UMKC School of Medicine

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Alumni, Awards and honors, Faculty, Staff, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communcations.] A drive is underway to permanently endow a faculty chair at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine to honor the school’s recently deceased founder, E. Grey Dimond, M.D.

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Gift Advances Edgar Snow Reading Room Plan

September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Libraries, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A challenge grant from a Chinese family is advancing a plan to establish the Edgar Snow Reading Room at the Miller Nichols Library.

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Don’t Forget to Donate and Volunteer!

April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Students, UMKC Foundation, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the UMKC Foundation] As faculty and staff, you support university initiatives and programs through your daily contribution of time and talent. Now you can join hundreds of colleagues who also take pride in supporting UMKC initiatives by donating to the Faculty and Staff Campaign.

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Atterbury Family supports Campaign; Success Center named in their honor

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Capital improvements, Community Connections, Staff, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The UMKC Foundation, on behalf of the UMKC, has received a gift from Mary and Alan Atterbury and the Atterbury Family Foundation for the Campaign for UMKC. In their honor, the university has named its newly renovated student centerpiece building

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The UMKC and PBS Connection – Herman Johnson

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Diversity, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] The PBS History Detectives Tuesday, Oct. 9 episode and UMKC have a connection. Sgt. Henry Lincoln Johnson, the father of UMKC donor and residence hall namesake Herman Johnson, will be one of the soldiers discussed. The program is co-hosted by Tukufu Zuberi.

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MFA in Creative Writing and Media Arts program receives a $75,000 gift from Stanley H. Durwood Foundation

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the College of Arts and Sciences.] The Stanley H. Durwood Foundation recently gave a $75,000 gift commitment to the Creative Writing and Media Arts program to continue providing scholarships for its graduate students.

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Build a Sense of Community – Faculty/Staff Service Day on Sept. 12

September 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] Mark your calendars for Sept. 12. It’s an opportunity to make our workplace more inviting and attractive, take a break from our daily routines, get some healthy exercise and (we hope) some sun …

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Graduate Studies establishes endowment fund honoring Dr. MacQuarrie

September 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the School of Graduate Studies.] In honor of Ron MacQuarrie, Ph.D. - professor emeritus and dean of the UMKC School of Graduate Studies from 1995 to 2011 - SGS has created the MacQuarrie Graduate Fellowship Endowment Fund,

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Regnier Family Foundations gives $3 million gift to endow IEI

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Students, UMKC Foundation

[The following was provided by the Office of Public Relations.] UMKC and the UMKC Foundation have received a $3 million gift from the Regnier Family Foundations to endow the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, housed in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.

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